How to enable or disable the wireless connections on the BlackBerry smartphone

Article ID: KB13201

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 06-19-2012


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry 7 OS and earlier
  • BlackBerry® smartphones

To enable the wireless connections on a BlackBerry® smartphone running BlackBerry® Device Software 5.0 BlackBerry® 6 or BlackBerry® 7 go to the Home screen and select the Manage Connections icon and check the Mobile Network to be enabled.

Once enabled, it will display a green check mark beside Mobile Network.

To disable the wireless connection, go to the Home screen and open Manage Connections and uncheck the Mobile Network.

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This process can also be referred to as Airplane Mode, Flight Mode or Aeroplane Mode.


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